To establish formal collaborative relationships with the funding bodies (NIHR, DH) and other national and international agencies in the field of environment and health.
To develop a robust management structure to enable the integrated operation of the Unit across component research groups at King's, PHE and Imperial.
To establish an International Advisory Board to oversee the research and training strategies; and a Leadership Group to facilitate development of research projects in the research programme and to facilitate development of the training programme.
To recruit high quality candidates to the post-doctoral and support positions, and to the PhD studentships funded by the Unit and partner institutions.
To promote collaborations with other research units, centres and institutes, and to stimulate research collaboration and multi-disciplinary working across the Unit's research groups through the Interdisciplinary forum.
To regularly disseminate information on the Unit's activities to all staff and students within the Unit.
To support coordinated responses to project and programme grant funding opportunities in order to develop the Unit's research themes.
To develop a robust programme for training of the next generation of environmental health scientists, through MSc and PhD programmes, and purpose-designed short courses.
To promote scientific visibility of the Unit through substantive publications, presentations at international conferences, hosting international scientific meetings, and a seminar series.